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Santa Fe Pie

Santa Fe PieRecipe courtesy of The Incredible Edible Egg™.

Recipe Ingredients:

Non-stick cooking spray
3 to 4 (6-inch) reduced-fat or fat-free flour tortillas
1/2 pounds lean ground beef
1 cup chopped onion
1 1/2 cups 2% milk Mexican four cheese (cheddar, Monterey Jack, colby and mozzarella cheese)
2 (4 -ounce) cans chopped green chiles, drained
2 medium tomatoes, chopped and drained
6 large eggs beaten
1 cup low-fat cottage cheese
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/4 cup chopped cilantro (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C) (175°C).
  2. With cooking spray, Coat a 10-inch pie plate.
  3. Place tortillas in pie plate, overlapping, covering bottom and sides.
  4. In a medium skillet over medium-high heat, cook beef and onion until meat browns, about 8 to 10 minutes; remove from heat; drain. Add cheese, green chiles and tomato pieces; stir to mix. Spread meat mixture over tortillas.
  5. In a large bowl, combine eggs, cottage cheese, chili powder and cumin; mix well. Pour egg mixture evenly over meat.
  6. Bake until top is golden brown, and center reaches 160°F (71.1°C), about 40 to 45 minutes Sprinkle with cilantro, if desired. Cut into wedges; serve.

Makes 7 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/7 of recipe): Calories: 287; Total Fat: 14g; Cholesterol: 212mg; Total Carbs: 16g; Protein: 25g; Sodium: 635mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of The Incredible Edible Egg™.